English words with different meanings in Singlish

Here is a list.  My favorite?

  • choose – browse – "Choose, choose, choose, but never buy, is it?"

Here is a fuller description of Singlish.  I’ve had some people speak Singlish for me, and I didn’t understand a word of it, nor would I have realized it had any relation to English-as-I-know-it.

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